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SBRI: protecting nuclear decommissioning operators

Sellafield Ltd will invest up to £850,000 excluding VAT in innovative projects that will better equip and support nuclear decommissioning operators working in hazardous environments. The aim of this competition is to enable operators to carry out tasks safer, quicker and cheaper while being more comfortable in their working environment. This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI)…

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Innovation and tech can usher in new future for construction, says AECOM chief

It’s no secret that the delivery of critical infrastructure assets is crucial to a country’s economic growth and the wellbeing of communities. Yet around the world, infrastructure issues such as highway congestion and unreliable rail networks continue to persist. The 500 industry professionals surveyed in AECOM’s recently published Future of Infrastructure report say they have…

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Innovators secure investment at i3P Spark Awards

I3P (Infrastructure Industry Innovation Platform- an online collaboration platform), has launched the i3P Spark Awards, which provides an opportunity for businesses to win financial investment to support their innovative ideas and projects. Billed as the biggest innovation opportunity of the year? i3P Spark Awards is the industry-wide live investment event hoped to be an annual…

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Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund events

  The UKRI and KTN will be hosting a series of Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund events which will present the new funding programmes within the Clean Growth Grand Challenge areas of Agrifood, Energy and Construction and how you can get involved. The ‘Clean Growth’ Grand Challenge will maximise the advantages for UK industry from the global…

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Innovate UK and the Office for Low Emission want to provide EV charging infrastructure and wireless charging for electric vehicles.

      Discuss funding support for innovation in urban systems & designs to provide EV charging infrastructure for on-street parking & wireless EV charging. KTN will be facilitating 3 scoping workshops, on 30th April (Manchester), 1st May (Bristol) and 3rd May (London), to identify how support could be best directed in terms of scope, exploring such questions as:…

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Digital Construction Week CALL FOR PAPERS

  From DCW: Are you working at the cutting edge, pushing the boundaries of innovation and technology in the built environment?  Have insights and expert knowledge to share and help drive our industry forward?  Then join Our Roster of Renowned Industry Experts & Thought Leaders and present at DCW 2018. Our call for papers offers you…

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The Great Think has made the media!

Thanks to Immerse UK for doing a great write up of the Tideway TBM VR transformational Heath, Safety and Wellbeing project. Starting in the Dragons’ Den as a proof of concept, ending as a multi-team effort attracting more than a hundred thousand pounds in industry funding from innovateuk and partners…..thanks to Hobs Studio and FLO…

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i3p Spark now closed

i3p Spark has now closed and we have received some solid applications. Shortlisted applications will be announced on Tuesday 6 March to projects leads, with the live event taking place on Thursday 22 March. Good luck to all who have applied.

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